The South Australian Apiarists' Association do not offer a swarm removal service.
If you have a swarm, you can report it via the link(s) below.
If you have a swarm on your property;
- If you get stung and appear to have an allergic reaction, seek medical advice immediately.
- Seek assistance to remove the swarm as soon as possible. The longer the swarm remains in that location, the more difficult and more costly it will be to remove, especially if it is in a building or cavity. (Note: Please ensure that any removal/cut out that is performed is done so by a holder of a builders licence and legal liability insurance).
- Do not interfere with the swarm by squirting it with water or throwing items at it. This will only upset the bees.
- If you want the swarm relocated and kept alive, ask the beekeeper if they will be relocating the swarm or exterminating it.
- When reporting a swarm please have useful details ready for the beekeeper.
- where is the swarm?
- how long has the swarm been present?
- what is the size of the swarm?
The South Australian Apiarists' Association does not endorse any particular swarm collector advertising on these sites.
Members of the South Australian Apiarists' Association may have their details advertised on swarm collection sites however, they do not represent the South Australian Apiarists' Association.
Swarm removal may incur charges to be negotiated with the beekeeper prior to removal.